Very soon after the armistice, it was revealed that the RAF — specifically, the Handley Page V/1500s of No 166 Squadron at Bircham Newton — had planned to bomb Berlin. Their failure to do so was put down to the aircraft not being ready, but other accounts tell a different story, as well as suggesting that an accident was covered up
ARMISTICE 100 BERLIN RAID
It was a wintry November morning in Norfolk. Two giant Great War bombers stood armed and ready to launch the first ever air raid to be mounted against Berlin.